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  • Megan Fernandez

    Executive Editor

    Megan Fernandez began writing for Indianapolis Monthly in 1995 while studying journalism at Indiana University. One of her freelance assignments required her to join a women's full-tackle football team for a season. She joined the staff in 2005 to edit IM's ancillary publications, including Indianapolis Monthly Home. In 2011, she became a senior editor responsible for the Circle City section as well as coverage of shopping, homes, and design-related topics. Now an executive editor, she lives downtown.

 

Street Savvy: 49th and College

The city's only hot-sauce tasting bar, homesteading boutique, and moto-style men's shop fill out Recess's corner. Read more...

At Home: Matt Heincker's Office

Says the interior designer, this monochromatic scheme “allows my mind to visualize different color combinations for my work. That said, it generally feels like an itch that needs to be scratched. I’m considering an electric-blue office chair." Read more...

At Home: (Lily and) Madeleine's Dorm Room

When Madeleine Jurkiewicz isn't busy being a breakout musician with her sister, Lily, she's blending in on Bloomington's campus. Read more...

At Home: Martha Hoover's Barnyard

A pioneer of locavore dining is now raising the profile of the homesteading trend. Read more...

Flashback: Julie Perry's Confessions of a Yacht Stewardess

This month, Hoosier Julie Perry releases the second edition of a book that has turned into a bible for becoming a crew member on glamorous mega-yachts. Here's the article that started it all. Read more...

Monon Trail Eater's Guide: Best Food on the Path

Craving something salty? Locally made beef jerky at Joe’s Butcher Shop delivers a surprising lemon-peppery kick. Read more...

The Man Behind the Monon: Ray Irvin

Monon users ponder many things during their straight-line workouts, but how the greenway came to be isn’t one of them. Ray Irvin, its original visionary, walks (or jogs) us through it. Read more...

How it Works: The Cultural Trail

Usually, urban recreation paths take traffic away from the action. But the Cultural Trail leads into and through downtown, passing within a block of every major cultural, arts, and sports facility, plus each surrounding neighborhood. Read more...

13 Things We Love Most About the Monon Trail

1. It’s an advertising-free zone. 2. Barbecue sandwich at Locally Grown Gardens. 3. Murals. 4. Spying cool bikes. ... Read more...

In Defense of Greg Kinnear

He’s a Hoosier, which helps explain Kinnear’s star turn in this month’s exhibit The Bigger Picture Show. The annual fundraiser for the Indianapolis International Film Festival honors the Logansport native’s career on May 11 at Big Car Service Center. Read more...